by admin on February 15th, 2011
After 28 years as a woman who uses a manual wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury, Ellen Stohl is a self-actualized woman whose education, experience and life story have given her unique insights into the inner workings of the human psyche. She is comfortable with a diverse range of topics and personalities from the casual to controversial, including positive human sexuality, self-esteem and body image. Ellen was the first women with a disability to model for a major international publication. Her willingness to challenge social norms has broken down many stereotypes and has helped change the way people see themselves and others, and changed the way people view themselves and others.
Ellen’s experiences have molded her into a women who is able to help other’s whose feelings of low self-esteem manifest in unhealthy behaviors that impact the quality of their lives. She has been seen on Howard Stern, Geraldo, Larry King Live, Good Morning America and a number of other national and international television shows. Ellen has lectured in Brazil, Australia and England. She continues to lecture throughout the United States and abroad.
Currently Ellen is a lecturer at California State University Northridge, a writer, a life coach and a mom. Her goal is to help people discover themselves and their potential as well as life and its possibilities so that they may find the joy of living in themselves, their work and their families. Her clients include The Marriott Corporation, Market Evolution, Manufacturing and Financial Marketing, Ability Magazine, ASTM Committee, Westways, Cal. State Fullerton, Cal. State Northridge, Mount St. Mary’s University, Mercy Hospital, Achilles Track Club, Wyngs, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and New Mobility Magazine.
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